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[greenyes] Industry celebrates EU deca-BDE exemption




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Industry celebrates EU deca-BDE exemption
Environment Daily 1963, 17/10/05
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Industry gave a strong welcome on Monday to confirmation that the EU
has exempted the brominated flame retardant deca-BDE from the
restriction on hazardous substances (RoHS) directive. A new law was
published in the bloc's official journal on 15 October at the European
Commission's behest after member states failed to decide for or against
the measure (ED 15/09/05
http://www.environmentdaily.com/articles/index.cfm?action=article&ref=19413).
Sector group Ebfrip said the development was "reassuring news for
electronics manufacturers worldwide. See Commission decision
http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/lex/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2005/l_271/l_27120051015en00480050.pdf
(ref: 2005/717/EC) and Ebfrip reaction
http://www.environmentdaily.com/docs/51017b.pdf.



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